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Paying Employees in South Dakota

South Dakota 2024 Minimum Wage: 

  • $11.20 per hour
  • $5.60 per hour for tipped employees


South Dakota Overtime Rules:

  • 1.5 x’s the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek


South Dakota Paystub Requirements:

  • No pay stub requirement


How often do you have to pay employees in South Dakota?

  • Employees must be paid at least once per month on a regular agreed payday.


When is an employee’s final check due in South Dakota?

  • Voluntary resignation – wages are due by the next regular payday.
  • Involuntary termination – wages are due by the next regular payday.


South Dakota Withholding Tax 

  • N/A – no state income tax


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South Dakota Unemployment Tax Registration


South Dakota Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 1.2% plus .55% investment fee
  • 2024 Wage Base: $15,000


South Dakota Unemployment Tax Due Dates

  • Return and payment are due quarterly on the last day of the month following the end of the reporting period


South Dakota New Hire Reporting

  • Employers can report new hires online using the SD New Hire Reporting portal
  • New Hire Reporting Center
    PO Box 4700
    Aberdeen, SD 57402-4700
  • Phone: (888) 827-6078
  • Fax: (888) 835-8659


South Dakota Child Support

  • Employers can remit South Dakota child support payments via EFT
  • South Dakota Department of Social Services
    Division of Child Support
    Child Support Payment Center
    700 Governors Drive, Suite 84
    Pierre, SD 57501
  • Phone: (605) 773-3165


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